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Facebook drops no-vote stock plan, Zuck will sell shares to fund philanthropy

Mark Zuckerberg has gotten so rich that he can fund his philanthropic foundation and retain voting control without Facebook having to issue a proposed non-voting class of stock that faced shareholder resistance. 727 more words


Avex - Normally artists have to die for a bump in sales. In Japan they just retire

Normally a music artist needs to pass away for the tribute albums to soar. In Japan they just have to retire. Namie Amuro has been a hit singer for over 20 years. 215 more words

Sign Of The Times

Disruption in the boardroom

(Source: www.businesstimes.com.sg)

“We have the courage to do what is right, and earn the trust of all our stakeholders. CapitaLand’s clear code of business conduct, a bribery and corruption prevention policy and a whistle-blowing policy also further bolster our ethical culture.” – Mr Lim… 2,180 more words

Money Matters

Something old, something new from SIAS

(Source: www.businesstimes.com.sg)

NEARLY two decades of taking the cudgels for minority shareholders in the equities realm here in Singapore, the Securities Investors’ Association of Singapore (SIAS) has a new message for a different class of investors, this time of bonds – we got your back (too). 676 more words

Money Matters

Smart Leaders Play the Long Game

We live in the age of instant gratification. We want it now as consumers—hence the exponential growth of credit since the 1960s, whether in credit cards, conditional sales contracts, automotive loans or mortgages. 601 more words


The Case for Stock Buybacks

(Source: hbr.org)

Such a nefarious use of corporate funds makes for great headlines. But these claims are very rarely backed up by large-scale evidence, and often driven by a misunderstanding of how buybacks actually operate. 1,458 more words

Money Matters

New Developments in UK Corporate Governance

New Developments in UK Corporate Governance

In previous blogs, I discussed the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) Green Paper on Corporate Governance Reform issued in November 2016 and the BEIS report which detailed its recommendations and conclusions based on the consultation of this Green Paper.   490 more words